Kudumbashree to organise 82 Vishu markets in district

Kudumbashree to organise 82 Vishu markets in district

Heralding the arrival of Vishu, Kudumbashree Thiruvananthapuram district mission is organising Vishu markets at 82 centres in the district. The Vishu markets are being held in Kudumbashree’s community development societies (CDSs) in 72 panchayats and 10 Corporation CDSs. The markets will be open for a minimum of three to five days and will go on … Read more

Lok Sabha polls | Thiruvananthapuram district to have 127 squads to enforce model code of conduct

Lok Sabha polls | Thiruvananthapuram district to have 127 squads to enforce model code of conduct

Across the two parliamentary constituencies of Thiruvananthapuram and Attingal, Thiruvananthapuram district will have a total of 2,730 polling stations, with a maximum of 1,500 voters in each station. (image for representational purpose) | Photo Credit: Ritu Raj Konwar A total of 127 squads have started functioning in Thiruvananthapuram district in Kerala to enforce the model … Read more

Elusive tiger continues to evade capture in Kerala’s Kannur district

Elusive tiger continues to evade capture in Kerala’s Kannur district

Despite being located on March 17 by Forest department personnel, the tiger managed to escape after attempts to tranquilise the animal failed. (image for representational purposes) | Photo Credit: K. MURALI KUMAR A tiger that was spotted near a rubber plantation recently at Adakkathodu in Kelakam panchayat in Kannur district of Kerala continues to evade … Read more

All steps will be taken to ensure free and fair polls: Andhra Pradesh’s Krishna district collector

All steps will be taken to ensure free and fair polls: Andhra Pradesh’s Krishna district collector

Image used for representative purpose only | Photo Credit: G.N. Rao All measures will be taken to ensure free and fair elections in the district, said Krishna Collector P. Rajababu at a press conference in Machilipatnam following the election schedule announcement on Saturday. Giving the details of voters and polling centrEs in the district, the … Read more

Four persons killed as APSRTC bus rams into them on National Highway in Kakinada district

Four persons killed as APSRTC bus rams into them on National Highway in Kakinada district

KAKINADA Four persons, including a helper in a local temple, died on the spot, reportedly, after an Andhra Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation (APSRTC) bus rammed into them near Padalamma temple on the National Highway under Prathipadu police limits in Kakinada district, in the early hours of February 26. The accident occurred at around 4.30 a.m. … Read more

Animal sacrifice banned during annual fair in Gadag district

Animal sacrifice banned during annual fair in Gadag district

Gadag Deputy Commissioner Vaishali M.L. has issued an order prohibiting any kind of animal sacrifice and carrying of weapons used for animal sacrifice during the Durgadevi Jatra Mahotsav at Bommasamudra in Gajendragad taluk of the district. The annual fair of Durgadevi is going on till Saturday and the order by the Deputy Commissioner comes in … Read more

Tensions prevail at Pulpally in Kerala’s Wayanad district after people stage protest with body of man killed in elephant attack

Tensions prevail at Pulpally in Kerala’s Wayanad district after people stage protest with body of man killed in elephant attack

People under the aegis of an all-party action council stage a protest at the bus stand at Pulpally in Wayanad district with the body of a man who was killed in an elephant attack on February 16 morning. | Photo Credit: Special Arrangement Tensions prevailed at Pulpally in Wayanad district of Kerala on February 17 … Read more

TNCC functionary files online complaint against Annamalai’s padayatra planned in Tirupattur district

TNCC functionary files online complaint against Annamalai’s padayatra planned in Tirupattur district

The State Chairman for the Minority Department of the Tamil Nadu Congress Committee (TNCC), J. Aslam Basha, on Wednesday, filed an online complaint against BJP Tamil Nadu president K. Annamalai’s ‘En Mann, En Makkal’ padayatra in Vaniyambadi and Ambur towns scheduled on February 2 (Friday) in Tirupattur district. Police said that the online complaint was registered … Read more

Farmers in Kancheepuram district say they have no water due to clogged channel of irrigation tank

Farmers in Kancheepuram district say they have no water due to   clogged channel of irrigation tank

A farmer standing by the channel of the Uthukkadu irrigation tank, which is clogged with buses and brambles, making it too narrow for proper water flow | Photo Credit: Special Arrangement   A section of farmers of Uthukkadu village in Walajahbad taluk in neighbouring Kancheepuram district have not been able to take up agricultural operations … Read more

Wayanad district panchayat to organise climate summit

Wayanad district panchayat to organise climate summit

At a time when climate vagaries posing a serious threat to the farming community in the hill district, the Wayanad district panchayat is preparing to organise a three-day climate summit at Meenangaddy from February 23 to February 25. A drastic change in climate for the past 20 years has adversely affected the public, especially the … Read more